Chicago Legal Authority

Chicago Legal Authority is your one-stop, online hub for legal resources in the Chicago metro area.  We provide up to the minute local legal news, informative articles on major areas of law and listings of the top Chicago law firms.  In addition, you can find videos, blogs, guest articles and social media from some of the top Chicago attorneys. Don’t forget to check out the Chicago Legal Resources section to find the address and phone number for all local courts along with other governmental, NGO and educational tools available to residents of the Chicago metro area.

Chicago Legal Authority keeps you informed about legal news and issues, providing a single destination for Chicago’s legal needs.  So start exploring, Chicago, and better understand your legal system.

Chicago Car Accident

Chicago Car Accident

Information and resources regarding car accident law, auto accident liability and other related motor vehicle issues.

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Chicago Bankruptcy

Chicago Bankruptcy

Bankruptcy articles about Chapter 7, Chapter 11 and Chapter 13. Learn how to get a fresh start financially.

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Chicago Criminal Defense

Chicago Criminal Defense

Chicago criminal law information ranging from specific offense information to overviews of the criminal process.

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Chicago DUI DWI

Chicago DUI DWI

DUI information for Chicago residents such as Illinois laws, consequences of a DUI arrest and possible sentences for a conviction.

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Chicago Family Law

Chicago Family Law

In-depth information on family related legal issues like divorce, separation, child support, custody and division of assets.

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Chicago Medical Malpractice

Chicago Medical Malpractice

Current resources on medical malpractice law including surgery injuries, misdiagnosis and medical equipment malfunctions.

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Chicago Personal Injury

Chicago Personal Injury

Civil law resources dealing with injuries caused by the direct action or negligence of another, specific to the Chicago metro.

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Chicago Business & Commercial

Chicago Business & Commercial

Legal Information on all aspects of business law firm formation to dissolution.

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Chicago Civil Rights

Chicago Civil Rights

Legal articles and resources focused on civil rights law, including discrimination and police brutality.

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Chicago Contracts Law

Chicago Contracts Law

Articles providing an overview of contract law and listings of law firms ready to draft employment to licensing agreements.

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Chicago Divorce

Chicago Divorce

Resources for various divorce legal issues including support, visitation and parental rights.

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Chicago Employment Law

Chicago Employment Law

Learn about employment law and specific claims such as wrongful termination or employer retaliation.

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Chicago Litigation & Appeals

Chicago Litigation & Appeals

Learn more about common types of litigation and appeal claims and how the legal process works.

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Chicago Probate & Estates

Chicago Probate & Estates

Get answers to complex probate and estate administration questions in this section.

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Chicago Social Security Disability SSD

Chicago Social Security Disability SSD

Learn about the various elements of social security disability (SSD) through extensive overviews and definitions.

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Chicago Workers' Compensation

Chicago Workers' Compensation

Learn more about workers’ compensation law, including the process of filing a claim and the types of injuries covered.

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Chicago Estate Planning

Chicago Estate Planning

Learn more about wills, power of attorneys, trusts and more in our estate planning section.

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